Lisa O’Donnell, LMSW, Ph.D.
2015-16, Child and Adolescent Mood Disorders Clinic
Dr. Lisa O’Donnell came to UCLA from the University of Michigan’s Joint Ph.D. program, where she received her Ph.D. in Social Work and Clinical Psychology. She received her M.S.W. from the University of Michigan School of Social Work and became a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Michigan. Dr. O’Donnell has been trained in various evidence-based treatments and has years of experience providing individual and group psychotherapy to adolescents, adults, and families. Her research examines the nature of functional and quality of life deficits, such as employment impairments found among individuals with bipolar disorder and other severe mental illnesses, and the impact of current psychosocial interventions on remediating these deficits. After working as an inaugural Max Gray Fellow, Dr. O’Donnell became an assistant professor at Wayne State University and also serves as a clinical social worker at the Anxiety and OCD Center of Ann Arbor.